Færder Lighthouse

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Færder Lighthouse
Færder Lighthouse
Færder Lighthouse is located in Vestfold
Færder Lighthouse
Location Tjøme
Coordinates 59°01′37″N 10°31′29″E / 59.026903°N 10.524607°E / 59.026903; 10.524607Coordinates: 59°01′37″N 10°31′29″E / 59.026903°N 10.524607°E / 59.026903; 10.524607
Year first constructed 1857
Construction cast iron tower
Tower shape tapered cylindrical tower with gallery and lantern
Markings / pattern red tower with an horizontal white band
Height 43 metres (141 ft)
Focal height 47 metres (154 ft)
Intensity 3,570,000 cd
Range 19 nautical miles (35 km; 22 mi)
Characteristic Fl (2) W 10s.
Admiralty number B2506
NGA number 0004
ARLHS number NOR-254
Norway number NF-0001[1]

Færder Lighthouse (Norwegian: Færder fyr) is a coastal lighthouse in the municipality of Tjøme in Vestfold, Norway. The lighthouse is located on the archipelago Tristein, three small islands in the outer Oslofjord. It was first lit in 1857 as a replacement of the former Store Færder Lighthouse. The lighthouse was listed as a protected site in 1997.[2][3]

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  1. ^ Færder Lighthouse The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved March 8, 2016
  2. ^ Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Færder fyr". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 25 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Lille Færder (Tristein) fyrstasjon" (in Norwegian). Norsk Fyrhistorisk Forening. Retrieved 25 January 2012. 

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